The workshop took place in the framework of the Portugal Air Summit and as part of the Erasmus Days 2022, in Ponte de Sor on October 15.
Sara Varão Fernandes, Project Manager at European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting (EWF) was the moderator of this interesting workshop about the ASSETs+ project and its contribution towards addressing the skill needs of the European Defence Industry.
Irene Spada, from the University of Pisa, gave an overview of the project, and encouraged experts in Defence-related areas, interested in emerging technologies and education, such as policy makers (at European, National and Local levels), workers in big companies, SMEs and standard bodies, teachers, and researchers, to attend the Workshop on the ASSETs+ Strategy for developing skills and competences for the Defence Sector that will be held in Bordeaux on November 24th. Then, Eurico Assunçao, EWF Deputy Director, explained the importance of international qualifications in different sectors, and all the benefits of becoming an ASSETs+ stakeholder.
The workshop ended with the intervention of Garry Perks, Leonardo Portugal General Manager, who gave an overview of Leonardo Group, and future perspectives.
ASSETs+ was also present at Portugal Air Summit with a booth, from October 12-15.